Mylia, a timid 12-year-old child, is about to leave her native countryside to begin high school. Lost in this new hostile environment, she copes as well as she can, sometimes awkwardly, dealing with the absurdities, discomforts and small victories of adolescence. Along the way she encounters Jimmy, a young indigenous outsider from the neighbouring reserve, who will help her stand her ground and embrace who she really is.
A Colony Une colonie
Thursday, 12. 12. 2019 / 14:30 / Main Hall
The film—referred to by its director as a “comedy with no clowns, a tragedy without the antagonists”—is a wonderfully unpredictable family-themed tragicomedy about the conflicts that inevitably arise between the haves and the have-nots. A recipient of the Golden Palm at the most recent Cannes festival and a critics’ favourite of the year.
The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily La fameuse invasion des ours en Sicile
Thursday, 12. 12. 2019 / 16:00 / Small Hall
Stories From The Chestnut Woods Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov
Thursday, 12. 12. 2019 / 17:00 / Main Hall
Stories from the Chestnut Woods is a dreamlike parable about “life and death in a forgotten, desolate place”. At the last Festival of Slovenian Film, the feature-length debut by a young Slovenian director took home a record eleven Vesna Awards, among which were the ones for best feature film and best direction, as well the Audience Award.